allograph (different shape but same meaning)
connotation as a character part
abbreviated, abbreviation
contracted, contraction
extended meaning
government
kanji, ideograph, character
literal translation from the Shuowen Jiezi
modified, modification
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mijn hanzi, modification
opposite meaning or situation
when used as a character part
explanation according to Richard Sears (http://www.chineseetymology.org)
one of the 214 radicals in the traditional character classification system
situation chosen for evoking this meaning
suffix for counting units of objects, etc.
Unclassified by Joseph De Roo.

Characters

Characters


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RS
umbrella, parasol, parachute
  • many people shielding under an umbrella 𠆢
  • /many people (split in two and upside down) shielding under an umbrella 𠆢
RSslanting, sloping, inclinedsomeone carrying a measure under his arm: he can not hold it upright: inclined
RS
needle, pin, tack, acupuncturemetal in the form of a ; RS. straight piece of metal
RS
rice-cakes, biscuits, anything round and flatsomething edible which looks equal from both sides
RS
blunt, obtuse, dull, flat, dull-wittedsprout like piece of metal is blunt
RS
eat to the full, sated, tired of, bored, satiate embrace food fully: become satiated
RSsharp, pointedpointed metal (knife) used to obtain money by big brother
RShunger, starving, hungry, faminehungry people come to the table to eat
RS
mirror, lens, glass, glassesafter a long voyage through the country one can finally look in a metal object and fashion one's looks
RS
ancient weapon, blunderbussmature person holding a metal object: a weapon
RS
pig iron, shiny metal, millbefore metal it was pig iron in a mill
RSthink of, recall, study, wish, idea, thoughtwhat is in the mind now
RS
money, currency, coins
  • a small amount / of gold or metal serves as currency
  • metal used to pay soldiers /
RS
饿饿
hungry, greedy for, hungersoldier (defending his people) usually doesn't have food : hunger
RS
X
now4 first strokes of : while eating one doesn't think of the past nor of the future; con.: eat, meal ;
RSnow, today, modern era
  • I'm standing on my right foot holding a person in my arms : I'm not going to do this for much longer
  • lit. people gathering and extending the arm to each other: soon they will part again
RS
lock, padlock, shackles, chainssmall pieces 𧴪 of metal making up a chain serving as lock
RS
subdue, suppress, cool, weight, towntrue metal is cool and weighs (= suppress)
RS
neck, collar, lead, guidecommanding part of the head : a straight neck
RS
X
drink done while eating with the mouth open ; porters must drink often
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